Zittau

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Zittau
Zittau Town Hall
Zittau Town Hall
Coat of arms of Zittau
Zittau is located in Germany
Zittau
Coordinates 50°53′46″N 14°48′26″E / 50.89611°N 14.80722°E / 50.89611; 14.80722
Administration
Country Germany
State Saxony
Admin. region Dresden
District Görlitz Rural District
Mayor Arnd Voigt (Freie Bürger)
Basic statistics
Area 66.74 km2 (25.77 sq mi)
Elevation 242 m  (794 ft)
Population 28,638  (31 December 2008)
 - Density 429 /km2 (1,111 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate ZI
Postal code 02763
Area code 03583
Website www.zittau.de

Zittau (Czech Žitava, Polish Żytawa) is a city in the southeast of the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It is close to the border triangle between Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic. It is part of the Görlitz rural district.